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2. Physicians see income drop — what happens next? Full story
3. Orthopedic surgeon sues health system for $24.7M over termination Full story
4. Cardiology is the fastest-growing ASC specialty. Keep pace with this trend + hear why industry leaders predict it's a massive opportunity for financial growth.
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8. 38% of Americans delayed care in 2022 over cost concerns — a record high. Learn how to reengage patients and improve their financial experience with this roadmap.
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11. What physicians need to know about the AMA's effort to fight 'scope creep' Full story
12. For an RCM vendor to actually drive ROI, a proven integration plan is critical. Learn how to reduce rejections and minimize downstream issues using proper integration here.
Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Becker's-PwC survey: 84% of health systems are behind in cash collections + denials are up. Here is how revenue cycle leaders can meet cash goals.
2. How to keep up with all the new information on COVID-19 testing and treatment? Dive into these 1-page snapshots on Paxlovid, boosters, variants, long COVID-19 and more.
3. 5 top healthcare payment challenges for 2023 and how to get ahead of them — see the report here.